Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Whelan: Hughes Should Succeed Fergie

Whelan: Hughes Should Succeed Fergie

It's unlike Wigan chairman Dave Whelan to have a view on footballing matters not to do with his club but he believes Manchester United should get Mark Hughes to takeover from Sir Alex Ferguson when he decides to retire.

Ferguson who is now on a one year rolling contract having gone back on his decision to retire in 2002. However when he does finally decide to leave Whelan, a former Rovers player, believes that there is no better man for the job than Hughes.

'Mark is my automatic choice to be Manchester United's next manager,' Whelan told the Manchester Evening News.

'No-one wants to see Sir Alex Ferguson calling time on a wonderful career but when he does stand down, I would have Hughes taking over. The lad wore the red shirt with pride and is still revered by United fans and is by far the finest British contender for what is one of the biggest jobs in world football.'


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Thursday March 30 2006
Time: 3:24PM

Comments

0
That Whelan has an opinion on everything he should shut his mouth once in a while.
mjones
31/03/2006 12:25:00
0
I don't think Whelan knows when to be quiet. However, I am sure United fans would love to have one of their heroes at the helm when fergie retires, and lets face it, there is not one person who plays or watches or is involved in football that can doubt what a good job he has done at blackburn thi season. good luck to him, wotever he does
Ollie Sheehan
02/04/2006 23:50:00
0
Hughsey will never leave us, united can keep their creasy mits off
Blackburntillidie
03/04/2006 00:15:00
0
He is a good manager but I think that he needs to prove himself at a higher level before he can take such a job.
simmy8_2000
03/04/2006 18:53:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Leggy Blackburn Defeat Grimsby

Tony Mowbray said he wasn't happy with Blackburn's first half performance in the victory at Grimsby on Tuesday as he thought the players looked leggy and tired.

Blackburn Appoint Jones As Head Of Academy

Stuart Jones has been announced as the new Blackburn Head of Academy. Meanwhile, at first team level, reported QPR interest in midfielder Elliott Bennett has seen an offer rejected.

Time To Fulfil His Potential

Having secured Samuel last week Mowbray feels the potential shown when they worked together at Coventry has to be shown regularly after loans with the likes of Gillingham & Ipswich too.

Championship Returns For Steele & Mulgrew?

Sunderland are credited with interest in former Middlesbrough goalkeeper Steele and Sheffield Wednesday want Mulgrew, who joined Blackburn from Celtic, back in the Championship too?

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

We'll go up (as Champions) BUT if not what happens to Mowbray
Suggested By:
He'd be sacked14%
Mowbray would resign4%
He'll get another season14%
Not contemplating non-promotion scenario68%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Dave282
2.rover501
Write for Vital Football